News

Pathfinder 2014.1.0319

March 19, 2014

This is a maintenance release of Pathfinder. This version includes fixes for issues that could cause occupants to become stuck and PyroSim import support. Read More...

Pathfinder 2014.1.0207

February 7, 2014
This is a maintenance release of Pathfinder. This version includes a fix for a bug that could cause simulations to crash.  Read More...

Pathfinder 2014.1.0203

February 3, 2014
This is a maintenance release of Pathfinder. This version adds import support for PSM files from PyroSim 2014 and fixes several bugs that could cause simulations to become stuck. Read More...

Specify Elevator Door Selection

December 6, 2013
This video demonstrates more complex elevator door and exit selection. This is useful for elevators with more than one door to enter or exit from. Read More...

Avoid Unwanted Gaps in Navigation Geometry during Object Movement

November 15, 2013
This video shows how to avoid creating unwanted gaps in the geometry of a Pathfinder model. Such problems can occur when subdividing geometry to represent auditorium or stadium seating. Read More...

Announcement Nov. 11, 2013

November 11, 2013
Pathfinder 2013 New Release Thunderhead Engineering is pleased to announce the release of Pathfinder 2013, our agent-based movement simulator for evacuation and crowd modeling. This major release adds wayfinding improvements, detailed occupant results, new 3D occupant models, and more. More than 25 new 3D occupant models One-way doors and door selection based on flow rate Optional door flow rate ... Read More...

Pathfinder 2013.1.1011

October 11, 2013

This is a major release of Pathfinder. This version adds support for textures, one-way doors, flow rate limits in steering mode, occupant-specific output data, and better 3D results performance. Read More...

Balance Occupant Flow through Multiple Doors

September 26, 2013

This video shows the difference in evacuation times when an agent is made aware of alternative pathways to the exit by the use of multiple doors in the model.

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Pathfinder 2013.1.0925 (Beta)

September 25, 2013

This is a beta release of Pathfinder 2013. This version includes a fix for a bug that prevented elevator simulations from working when object path annotation was enabled. Read More...

Pathfinder 2013.1.0911 (Beta)

September 11, 2013
This is a beta release of Pathfinder 2013. This version includes bug fixes, ¬†improves performance, and includes a visualization improvement that prevents occupants from appearing to slide around corners. Read More...